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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

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Gary “Parran” Joseph Naquin, a native of Pointe Aux Chene and resident of Raceland, passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2017, age 76. Visitation will be held at Falgout Funeral Home in Raceland on Thursday, April 20, from 5 until 9 p.m. and will continue, Friday, April 21, at St. Hilary of Poitiers Catholic Church from 9 a.m. until service time. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at the church, Friday, starting at 11 a.m. with burial to follow in Holy Rosary Cemetery in Larose.

Gary is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Mercedes Vedros Naquin; son, Patrick Naquin (Jeanie); daughter, Stacey Cazes (Jody); brothers, Mark Naquin, Dwight Naquin (Cheryl), Bert Naquin (Lorraine); sisters, Grace N. Daigle, Fannie N. Tomlin (Wayne); 4 grandchildren, Victoria Naquin Dupuis (Jonathan), Alex Naquin, Hunter Cazes, Cody Cazes and 1 great grandchild on the way; brothers-in-law, Clyde Duplantis, Wilbert Vedros; sister-in-law, Betty Vedros.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Dovie and Nezia Naquin; sister, Raley N. Duplantis; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Alex and Bernice Vedros; brothers-in-law, Melvin Vedros and Harry Daigle.

Gary served in the US Army. He enjoyed cajun dancing and cajun culture. Gary was retired from North American Shipbuilding. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather who will be missed.

In lieu of flowers, Masses preferred.

Falgout Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.